Article Photos: In snow-socked Northeast, spring seems far away 8/8

A lone gull attempts to fly against the wind blowing over the Lake Michigan surf  close to the Grand Haven, Mich.  pier on Tuesday, March 19, 2013. A late winter storm is dumping snow on Michigan's Upper Peninsula, with up to 2 feet forecast in places.   Heavy lake-effect snow is expected along Lake Superior. Occasional white-out conditions are forecast into Wednesday. In parts of the northern Lower Peninsula, 6 to 9 inches of snow is forecast by Thursday morning. Some areas could see more than a foot. (AP Photo/The Muskegon Chronicle, ) ALL LOCAL TV OUT; LOCAL TV INTERNET OUT